You’re in Brussels. What are you drinking? Don’t just say beer. In Belgium there’s amber, blond, brown, dubbel, Flemish red, gueuze, lambic... and that’s just the first half of the alphabet.
If you’re getting dizzy before you’ve even taken a sip, just focus on these five for starters...
A tripel is a strong pale ale – this light-gold version packs a punch at 8.4%. It’s a three-grain ale, made from wheats, oats and barley, which gives a complex flavour profile of vanilla, clove, pepper and citrus, and a creamy mouthfeel from the oats.
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